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“Become the Most Interesting Person Your Dog Has Ever Met”

The second annual SMART DOG Training Conference will be the pinnacle of conference learning. Learning more and learning it from the masters and professionals in the dog training world in our conference will become your “must have” training event each year. The SMART DOG Training Conference being held at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA will highlight the field of Search and Rescue and the dynamics of the odor/scent detection work through the experiences of professional dog trainers. The lectures being presented at the SMART DOG Training Conference will delve into the sciences behind much of our working and sport dog disciplines. From the health and wellbeing of our dogs to the odors that they can detect, science is making “scents” of it all at the SMART DOG Training Conference. Join us and learn more. AND, let’s not forget the vendor showroom where you’ll find the folks who have everything you didn’t even know you had to have. Yeah, it’s going to be AMAZING…

Come to New Orleans, Louisiana and be a part of the SMART DOG 2024 experience

WHEN: SMART DOG 2024 August 30 – September 1, 2024, New Orleans, LA
WHERE: Hyatt Regency NOLA
ADDRESS: 601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
HOTEL: 601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
ROOM COST: 139.00/night single to quad occupancy
Reserve your hotel room here
ATTENDEE COST: 299.00 per person before July 1, 2024   After July 1, 2024, – 349.00/person.  Register and pay by credit card


Schedule of Events

 Friday August 30, 2024, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Pre-Registration

  • Visit the registration counters in the foyer of the ELITE Ballroom.  Receive your ID badge, SMARTDOG information.

Friday August 30, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm-  Registration & Vendor Appreciation Night, Exhibit Hall.

  • Registration will continue, receive your ID badge, SMART DOG information.
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30pm During Vendor Appreciation Night, Open bar for all attendees and vendors in the vendor area.   Start SMART DOG off right, meet the vendors, and see what is new in the world of canine training and equipment.

Saturday August 31, 2024, Sunday September 1, 2024 Two FULL DAYS OF INSTRUCTION 8:00 am – 6:00 pm each day

  • The most diversified and educational canine classes ever offered.
  • 8:00am – 6:00 pm each day 5 classes offered simultaneously in five rooms.
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Break
  • During our breaks stretch your legs and visit the vendors, also enjoy food and drinks in the vendor area.

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    (954) 914-3675

    P.O. Box 1438
    Lecanto, FL 34460